International students, PhD students and visiting scholars

As a prospective student, i.e. if you are planning to commence full time studies at the University, you can attend German language courses which prepare you for your studies and the DSH examination (Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschulzugang ausländischer Studienbewerber - language proficiency test required for study at German higher education institutions).

Writing Courses and Writing Advisory Service

You wish for some support in the formulation of your texts for your studies or you would welcome some information as to whether your seminar work conforms to the standards of scientific language here in Germany? You would like some feedback before submitting a piece of work that you have already finished or wish to further improve your good work, then come to the writing advisory service for international students! ... [more]

Tandem Initiative

Two or three speakers of different languages meet up to communicate with each other. You learn with and from each partner/group member by offering the skills and knowledge your partner/group wishes to acquire and vice-versa. In this way, the partners/group members can improve their communication skills and benefit from the experience of the partner/ other group members, for example in the areas of country and people, occupation, vocational training, education or leisure ... [more]

Kassel Er-leben (Experience Kassel)

Kassel er-leben (Experience Kassel)! Why this programme? It is also misspelt in German, isn't it?
You wish to study and work successfully in Kassel? This is only possible with a clear head! And your head is only clear when you feel comfortable - at the University, in the city, in the foreign environment. Therefore, you need to get to know this new environment, to network with other people and experience interesting and positive things. The more enjoyable and interesting things you experience in this initially foreign environment, the more you will feel "at home." Therefore, we would like to invite you to experience (er-leben!) Kassel six times with us during the semester... [more]

Media Library

In der Media Library you will find a wide range of media resources und, in particular the Open Access Study Centre, a place for independent learning. In addition, you can take advantage of our Writing Advisory Service and Treffpunkt Deutsch, where you have the opportunity to practice your language/s with other language enthusiasts... [more]